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Town and Gown 10k Run

On Sunday the 21st October, Muscular Dystrophy UK will be holding the much awaited Cambridge Town and Gown 10k run. The scenic route takes you through the heart of Cambridge passing many landmarks, historic University College buildings and along the River Cam. We are inviting all Cambridge Colleges to enter into our ‘Participation Champions’ competition. The college with the most runners signed up to volunteer or run, will receive a trophy which will be passed on for engraving each year.
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Select English Summer Schools Recruitment

Activity Coordinators & Social Organizers & Football Coach & Course Assistants wanted for Select English Cambridge Summer Schools this summer Part-time and Full-time work available. The job involves doing activities with groups of international kids, such as sports, punting, parties, cupcake decorating, London walking tours and museum trips. Non Residential position in Central Cambridge and in Magdalene College for 30 hrs a week for 4-9 weeks between the 20th of June and the 5th of August. Residential positions available outside Cambridge for 5 weeks. For more information about pay, dates and what the job involves please email tom.
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Cambridge Literary Festival

13-15 April 2018 Get ready to see former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Artistic Director of the National Theatre (2003-2015) Nicholas Hytner, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson, double Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge, Sky News presenter Afua Hirsch, activist and author Laura Bates, comedian and director Simon Amstell and much more! To discover more about these events and to see our full programme click here. Please direct questions to Camomile Soper, Festival Intern.
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Varsity Education Recruitment

Varsity Education is recruiting for new summer roles! Varsity Education is a not for profit education organisation that provides residential summer programmes for students aged 15 – 18 from the UK and abroad. This summer, we are running three two-week sessions, two in Cambridge and one in Oxford. Our residential programmes are not your average ‘camp’. We have a strong focus on intellectual development and academic integrity. We strive to fuel the academic curiosity of our students and develop key skills, from public speaking and critical thinking to debating and essay writing.
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Volunteering Opportunities for students in China and Mongolia with Lovvol

Come join our Lovvol volunteering / internship programmes in China and Mongolia. Unlike other volunteering organisation, not only are all our programmes completely FREE, but also selected student applicants get free training and certification as well as free food, accommodation, excursions and even Mandarin lessons during the programme in China. This year we will be visiting Shanghai, Beijing, Ulaanbaatar, Xiamen, Shenzhen and many more! We welcome students from across the UK, USA and Australia.
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Student testers wanted for focus-enhancing biometric wearable

We are a small team of current students and alumni who designed this wearable and are looking for early feedback. We know from our own experience with Tripos (11 of them altogether!), it is so easy to get stressed and distracted amidst during exam term. This is why we have built this technology, to help us stay focused and be more productive. The biometrics captures user’s cognitive states which enable the AI to coach user to optimise focus.
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Participants needed for brain stimulation study

Our lab at the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge is currently looking for participants in psychological research. The purpose of this study is to examine the brain’s mechanisms of 3D depth perception. Most of the experiment will take place over separate days in the Department of Psychology (Downing Site, CB2 3EB). During the experiment, you will be asked to perform a visual task. You will receive brain stimulation to investigate the role of certain brain networks in visual perception.
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CUiD Talk: The Changing Landscape of UK Aid - Good or Bad?

Cambridge University International Development Society’s last event for the term will be held on Thursday 15th at the Knox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex! Dr Gregory Wilson will be speaking about ‘The Changing Landscape of UK Aid’ charting its development and consequences. As an experienced governance and public-sector reform practitioner having worked with the UK Government, the UN, IFIs, OECD and numerous overseas governments, Dr Wilson also consults in fragile and conflict-affected states.
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CL Global Summer Course Residential Advisor Recruitment

This is Ting Huang writing on behalf of CL Global, which is a short-term course provider in Cambridge collaborating with Corpus Christi, St Catharine’s and Lucy Cavendish. I am writing to let you know about our coming summer programme residential advisor job. Please see this document for the RA job description. CL Global is an educational institute aiming to promote global learning and culture exchanges. Having taken thousands of students to see the world, we are on a mission to make our programmes the best experience a student can ever have locally.
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Navroz Celebration

Cambridge Central Asia Forum would like to invite you for the annual celebration of Navroz in Cambridge. Date: 17 March, 2018 Time: 7:30–9:30pm Venue: Jesus College Chapel, Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BL Navroz transcends religious, ethnic, linguistic, and national divisions and brings people together. It showcases the region’s rich tradition and mythology for the world to experience. Above all else it is an occasion for celebration. This year the programme focuses on music and cultural performances from the countries which celebrate Navroz.